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2004 News Releases and Advisories

Number Date Title
KS04:089 12/22/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Vote Requirement for Fees/Charges. State and Local Appropriation Limits. School Funding. State Mandates. Bonds. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
KS04:088 12/22/04 Secretary of State Announces Corporation Disclosure Information Available Online for Public Inspection - SOS Portal Provides Free Online Searches of Information Contained in Corporate Disclosure Statements
KS04:087 12/16/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Responds to BSA Audit
KS04:086 12/10/04 Secretary of State Shelley Certifies Vote Results, Reports Record Turnout
KS04:085 11/30/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Redistricting. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
KS04:084 11/23/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Releases Initial Report on Parallel Monitoring Program in Touch Screen Voting Counties
KS04:083 11/19/04 Secretary of State Shelley Posts Preliminary Recommendations to Improve Poll Worker Training on Web Site, Seeks Public Comment
KS04:082 11/18/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Termination of Minor's Pregnancy. Waiting Period and Parental Notification. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
KS04:081 11/12/04 Voting Trend Reveals Two Counties Often Pick Presidents - But No California County Has Perfect Record for Selecting Winning Presidential Candidate
KS04:080 11/1/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Explains Provisional Ballots and When Identification Is Required to Cast Ballot
KS04:079 11/1/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Reminds Public of Restrictions on Electioneering and Offering Incentives for Voting - Federal Law Prohibits Tangible Rewards for Voting
KS04:078 10/31/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Clarifies Election Observer Rules - Elections are Public, but Access May be Restricted to Allow Officials to do Jobs
KS04:077 10/31/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Reports the Numbers Behind the Conduct of Elections in California - Thousands of Precincts, Workers, Ballots in Elections
KS04:076 10/30/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Releases Certified List of Write-in Candidates for the November 2, General Election
KS04:075 10/30/04 Secretary of State Shelley Urges Media to Withhold Network Projections until Polls Close in California
KS04:074 10/29/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Encourages Voter Participation - Outlines Voter Information and Resources for Election Day
KS04:073 10/28/04 Secretary Shelley Reminds California Businesses of Law Allowing Employees Time Off to Vote on Election Day - California Law Allows Workers up to Two Hours of Paid Time Off to Vote
KS04:072 10/28/04 Secretary of State Shelley Appoints Experienced Team
KS04:071 10/28/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Predicts Voter Turnout - Releases Latest Registration Figures and Encourages Voter Participation
KS04:070 10/18/04 Deadline to Register to Vote is Today - October 18, 2004
KS04:069 10/8/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley's Office to Sponsor National Student/Parent Mock Election - 53 Counties, 620 Schools, 188,000 Participants Enrolled
KS04:068 10/8/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - State Legislature. Length of Session. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
KS04:067 10/8/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Brings In Team of Experts to Help Manage Federal Voter Funds - Secretary of State Continues Reforms by hiring MGT of America, Inc.
KS04:066 9/29/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Lauds Signing of Key Election Reform Legislation - SB 1376 (Perata), SB 1438 (Johnson), SB 1730 (Johnson), AB 2941 (Bates), Signed by Governor
KS04:065 9/24/04 New Management for Federal Voter Funds in California - Secretary Shelley Re-Vamps HAVA Administration
KS04:064 9/23/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Driver's Licenses. College Expenses. Public Benefits. Eligibility of Illegal Aliens. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
KS04:063 9/16/04 Secretary Shelley Releases 60-Day Report of Registration November 2, 2004 Presidential General Election
KS04:062 9/10/04 Statement By Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Regarding AB205/AB25 Court Ruling
KS04:061 9/9/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Car Decal Program. Initiative Statute.
KS04:060 9/8/04 Counties, Secretary of State to Promote Permanent Absentee Program - Increasing number of voters prefer voting by mail
KS04:059 9/3/04 Secretary of State Welcomes Progress on Release of Federal Voter Funds - Important Step for November Election
KS04:058 9/2/04 Secretary of State Launches "UCC Connect" Website - Provides Online Filing and Search Services for Businesses
KS04:057 8/26/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Waiting Period and Parental Notification Before Termination of Minor's Pregnancy. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
KS04:056 8/24/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Announces All Remaining E-voting Counties Have Met Standards for Recertification
KS04:055 8/12/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Announces Results of Random Alphabet Drawing for November 2, 2004 Statewide General Election
KS04:054 8/12/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Announces Creation of New Poll Worker Training Task Force - Task Force to develop statewide standards for training election volunteers
KS04:053 8/11/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Restrictions on Sex-Related Instruction in Public Schools. Initiative Statute.
KS04:052 8/3/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Announces New Fund to Compensate Victims of Corporate Fraud
KS04:051 7/23/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - California Petroleum Commission. Initiative Statute.
KS04:050 7/23/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Parental Notification and Waiting Period Before Termination of Minor's Pregnancy. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
KS04:049 7/23/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Frivolous Court Filings. Payment of Legal Costs. State Bar Notice. Initiative Statute.
KS04:048 7/23/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Reapportionment. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
KS04:047 7/16/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Issues Recertification Order for Touchscreen System in Riverside County
KS04:046 7/16/04 CALIFORNIA SECRETARY OF STATE KEVIN SHELLEY AND CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES CHANCELLOR MARK DRUMMOND URGE EXPANSION OF THE CCC AUTOMATIC VOTER REGISTRATION PROJECT
KS04:045 7/7/04 U.S. District Court Rules in Favor of Secretary of State Shelley's Security Measures
KS04:044 7/6/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Issues Re-Certification Order for Touchscreen System in Napa County
KS04:043 6/29/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Issues Re-Certification Order for Touchscreen System in Shasta, Tehama Counties - Secretary Praises County Officials
KS04:042 6/28/04 Secretary of State's Office Releases Proposition Numbers to 14 Ballot Measures Certified for the November General Election - Invites Public to Submit Ballot Arguments, For or Against Measures, by Tuesday, July 6, 2004
KS04:041 6/23/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley, Assembly Member Judy Chu, Urge SEC to Adopt Proposed Rules for Corporate Governance
KS04:040 6/15/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Unveils Historic Paper Audit Trail Standards for E-Voting Machines - First-in-the-Nation Standards Establish Benchmark for Development, Testing of Paper Backups
KS04:039 6/15/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Announces Recommendations from Task Force on Voter Privacy
KS04:038 6/14/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Issues Re-Certification Order for Touchscreen System in Santa Clara County - Praises County, Vendor for meeting standards
KS04:037 6/10/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Issues Re-Certification Order for Touch Screen System in Orange County - Praises County, Vendor for meeting standards
KS04:036 6/10/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Lauds Recommendations Made by Elections Assistance Commission Chairman Buster Soaries
KS04:035 6/8/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Issues Re-Certification Order for Touch Screen System in Merced County - Praises County, Vendor for meeting standards
KS04:034 6/8/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Announces Young Voter Participation Programs
KS04:033 6/3/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Redistricting. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
KS04:032 5/21/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Population Policy. Legislative Directive. Initiative Statute.
KS04:031 5/21/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Marriage. Call for National Constitutional Convention. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
KS04:030 4/30/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Bans Diebold TSx for Use in November 2004 General Election - Also Decertifies All Touchscreen Systems in California Until Security Measures are Met
KS04:029 4/26/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Personal Income Taxes. Collection. Procedures. Initiative Statute.
KS04:028 4/14/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Public Benefits. Eligibility. Payment of Taxes. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
KS04:027 4/14/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - School Holiday. Children's Human Rights. Initiative Statute
KS04:026 4/14/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Partners with Assemblywoman Hancock, Senator Torlakson, to Encourage Student Poll Workers - AB 1944 would ensure funding for schools who allow students to serve on Election Day
KS04:025 4/8/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - School Vouchers. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
KS04:024 4/6/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Revenue Sources for Local Governments. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
KS04:023 4/1/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Local Government Revenue Sources. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
KS04:022 4/1/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Indian Gaming Compacts. Revenue Contributions to State, Local Governments. Gambling Expansion. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
KS04:021 4/1/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - State and Local Appropriations Limit. School Funding. State Mandates. Bonds. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
KS04:020 3/22/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Tribal Gaming Compacts. Exclusive Gaming Rights. Contributions to State. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
KS04:019 3/22/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Compensation for Injured Workers. Limits on Eligibility for Benefits, Medical Treatment. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
KS04:018 3/19/04 Secretary of State Shelley Releases Draft Standards on Paper Audit Trail for E-Voting Machines - Welcomes Public Comments on the Draft Proposal Through April 19, 2004
KS04:017 2/27/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Predicts Voter Turnout - Releases Latest Report of Registration and Encourages Voter Participation
KS04:016 2/13/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Encourages Voter Participation - Announces the Release of Downloadable Public Service Announcements & Reminds Voters of the Registration Deadline
KS04:015 2/9/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Local Government Funds and Revenues. State Mandates. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
KS04:014 2/9/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Automobile Dealers. Buyers' Right to Cancel Purchase. Seller Disclosures. Initiative Statute.
KS04:013 2/9/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - DNA Samples. Collection. Database. Funding. Initiative Statute.
KS04:012 2/9/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - State Teachers' Retirement. Benefits. Initiative Statute.
KS04:011 2/5/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley Issues Security Directive on Electronic Voting - Shelley Directs Counties to Put Security Measures in Place for March Primary
KS04:010 1/28/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Tribal Gaming Compact Renegotiation. Non-Tribal Commercial Gambling Expansion. Revenues, Tax Exemptions. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
KS04:009 1/28/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley and More Than 650 Organizations Distribute User-Friendly Easy Voter Guides for the March Presidential Primary Election
KS04:008 1/28/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Right to Keep and Bear Arms. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
KS04:007 1/28/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Workers' Compensation. Benefit and Eligibility Restrictions. Initiative Statute.
KS04:006 1/16/04 Secretary of State Kevin Shelley to Investigate Allegations of Abuse in San Francisco Mayoral Race
KS04:005 1/12/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Funding for K-12 Education and Voluntary Universal Preschool Program. Commercial Property Taxes. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
KS04:004 1/5/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Reapportionment. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
KS04:003 1/5/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Stem Cell Research. Funding. Bonds. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
KS04:002 1/5/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Use of Authorized or King James Bible as Textbook for Grades One Through Twelve. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
KS04:001 1/5/04 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation - Local Funds and Revenues. State Mandates. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.

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